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Democrats Gear Up To Take on California’s Mimi Walters
Consumer advocate enters race with backing from Warren and Harris

A California law professor backed by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has announced a challenge to GOP Rep. Mimi Walters, above. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Sitting in a district that swung to Hillary Clinton last fall, California Republican Mimi Walters is a prime Democratic target. 

Consumer advocate and public interest attorney Katie Porter announced her challenge to Walters on Monday with the backing of Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and California Sen. Kamala Harris

Advocacy Group Targets 29 Republicans Ahead of Health Care Vote
American Action Network is making a final six-figure push in support of AHCA

American Action Network’s latest digital campaign targets Florida Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who has come out against leadership’s health care plan. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

An advocacy group with close ties to House leadership is launching a final push to pressure 29 Republicans to support the GOP health care plan ahead of an expected vote later this week.

Some of those lawmakers have indicated they won’s support the bill.